Manhattan

Your body is a work of art. In the offices of Dr. Edmund Kwan, our entire staff believes in completing all tasks with excellence. When you visit our Manhattan plastic surgery office, you can trust that your concerns will be handled discreetly and with a wealth of experience.

Dr. Kwan has completed extensive training in all areas of plastic and reconstructive surgery. His practice has been dedicated to the preservation of ethnic identity and integrity while enhancing beauty through the most appropriate care. Every patient is treated with an approach designed exclusively around their needs.

Reasons that patients around New York City choose Dr. Edmund Kwan include:
  • Dr. Kwan has been practicing for more than 18 years.
  • He holds board certification with the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
  • He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
  • His expertise ranges the full spectrum of cosmetic enhancements.
Some of the procedures planned in our Manhattan plastic surgery practice include:
  • Brow lift
  • Eyelid rejuvenation
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Forehead shaping
  • Hand surgery
  • Breast augmentation
  • Body shaping
  • Facial contouring
An artistic eye meets passion for serving a unique clientele Dr. Kwan developed an interest in Asian plastic surgery while still very young, hearing that members of his community were having "work done." As his medical career blossomed, Dr. Kwan quickly realized that Asian plastic surgery was, although common in a particular circle, not something easily learned in school or even in training hospitals. As reported in his interview for New York Magazine, Dr. Kwan relocated to Hawaii early in his career in order to train under experienced plastic surgeon Dr. Robert Flowers, who had been performing Asian plastic surgery since the sixties.

"Everyone is a flower"

Dr. Edmund Kwan has spent years perfecting his surgical techniques. The idea behind Asian plastic surgery is not to westernize the ethnic face at all, but to bring out the best in the features that are already there. Patients of our plastic surgery practice benefit from focused attention to the smallest details, for it is in the details that the face truly blossoms.

Visit our Manhattan plastic surgery practice at:

1016 5th Ave New York, NY 10028, United States.
(Between 82nd Street & 83rd Street)
Phone: (212) 734-4488

Directions from:
  • Hudson River. Follow NY-9A S and Riverside Dr to W 120th St, take Morningside Drive to Columbus Ave, follow Columbus Ave and W 86th St to 5th Ave/Museum Mile.
  • East Village. Head northeast on Avenue B toward E 9th St, Take 1st Avenue and 1st Ave Tunnel to E 49th St, Turn left onto E 49th St, Follow Madison Ave to 5th Ave/Museum Mile.
  • Upper Manhattan. Head southwest on St Nicholas Ave toward St Nicholas Ave. Go Slight right onto Manhattan Ave. Turn left onto W 110th St/Cathedral Pkwy. At the traffic circle, take the 1st exit onto Central Park West. Turn left onto W 86th St. Continue onto E 84th St. Turn right onto 5th Ave/Museum Mile

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  • Edmund Kwan, M.D.
    5  Edmund Kwan, M.D. - reviews
    Dr. Kwan is by far the most talented surgeon I have EVER crossed paths with. I came to Dr. Kwan after an under eye fat transplant, performed 'by another' plastic surgeon, which deformed my face. It was only until I was under Dr.Kwan's care that the deformity was corrected. Dr. Kwan literally gave me back my beauty. This was a priceless feeling. That was about 4 years ago, I can assure you ever since- Dr. Kwan is the ONLY plastic surgeon I trust my face and body to. I look forward to my body contouring procedure coming up in a few weeks!! :)
  • Rating: 5 NYC Plastic Surgeon - Five Star Reviews By Mascha N.
    The staff treated me very kindly, with respect and genuine smiles. Dr Kwan is a real professional in my opinion. He took the time to listen to my story, addressed my concerns and took his time to walk me through the process and give me his opinion and explanation on his recommendation. I had my surgery in his practice and we went over everything again before I met up with the anesthesiologist, who was equally as nice and professional as everyone else at his practice. We started counting bikes ... and after bike #6 I fell a sleep. When I woke up, he was there to tell me I did great and before I knew it I was in a taxi cab back home with my best friend who came to pick me up. So I don't know if this is typical, but I had no pain whatsoever after the surgery. . I am very very happy with the results. Dr Kwan did an amazing job and I couldn't be more pleased.
    Mascha N.
  • Rating: 5 NYC Plastic Surgeon - Five Star Reviews By Rocky P.
    I was invovled in an automobile accident last May, 2013. The outcome from the emergency room left me with 5 stitches on the bridge of my nose, and the tip of my nose was missing due to the severe impact of the accident. I called and scheduled an appointment to visit Dr. Kwan so he could assess my nose. Upon arriving to the office, I was immediately impressed with the facility, service, and profesionalism of his staff. Dr. Kwan met with me and examined my nose and in detail, he explained the approach he would take in order to get my nose like brand new again.On the day of my surgery, I was met by Dr Kwan, who performed the surgery, himself. His Anestigeologist was very informative and professional as well. The outcome of Phase 1 was a success. In addition to that, the staff even called my medication into the pharmacy that way it would be ready as soon as I left the office. My nose is 98% back to normal, I now look forward to Phase 2 to be completed. After that procedure is done I am positive my nose will look absolutely perfect and I will be back to my confident self again. Thanks Dr Kwan and Staff.
    Rocky P.
  • Rating: 5 NYC Plastic Surgeon - Five Star Reviews By Glenn C.
    I have had several surgeries with Dr Kwan, and would recommend him highly. Liposuction of abdomen and love handles came out smooth. Upper eyelids look younger and refreshed, and the Basal Cell Cancer he cut out of my nose is not even visible, despite the fact that it was right along the rim of my left nostril.
    Glenn C.
  • Rating: 5 NYC Plastic Surgeon - Five Star Reviews By T. Cannon
    I have been using Dr Kwan for over 10 years now. I have had many different procedures and all of them have turned out great. One of the breast augmentations had a crimp in the left breast and he had no problem going in to revise it to assure my satisfaction. I have always liked the way he answers each of my concerns and we go over everything for each procedure I've done several times to assure we are on the same page :) Take a list of any questions or concerns an I guarantee you will love your results no matter what procedure he is doing for you! .
    T. Cannon
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